Pruitt, Willis earn first-team All-MVFC
SIU outscored EIU 24-0 in the second half to overcome a 21-14 halftime deficit
2014 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in all 12 games and started two (@EIU and INS)...Honorable mention all-MVFC fullback honoree...Caught six passes for 15 yards and two touchdowns...Caught two passes for 10 yards and a touchdown in SIU's win at No. 14 Eastern Illinois...Caught a two-point conversion in Southern's win over Southeast Missouri...Caught two passes for seven yards and a touchdown in Southern's win at Missouri State...Also had catches against Western Illinois and South Dakota....Received the MVFC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.2 for the previous two semesters.
Redshirted...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.
Four-year starter and led the team in tackles his final three seasons...Two-time selection for All-Conference, All-Area and Defensive MVP...As a senior named All-State and also offensive MVP, leading the team in rushing...Three-year letterwinner in basketball and track...Helped the basketball team to a Supersectional his junior year.
Born on July 28, 1995...Son of Tab and April Carmien...Father is a farmer and former University of Illinois football player, mother is a nurse...Has two sisters, Ava and Bethany...Majoring in agribusiness economics.